Is your router’s Wi-Fi working but ethernet has gone bad? Here’s how to check

The indicator lights for active Ethernet connections might help you troubleshoot problems with a Wi-Fi router. While Wi-Fi and Ethernet may seem like two utterly different pieces of technology, they combine in a wireless router, in which the device’s software interconnects networking traffic across the two types—and on some models, …

Eradicate Wi-Fi dead spots with the Linksys Velop mesh router system for $100, a 50% discount

Wi-Fi dead spots are a bane in any home. A mesh router system can eliminate them—but their all-over coverage usually comes with a hefty price tag. Not today! Amazon is selling one of our favorite mesh routers on an ultra-steep discount. TheLinksys Velop Home Mesh Wi-Fi System is $100, 50 …

TCL has 5G smartphone, router and USB hub

5G is here and so is TCL as it offers not one, not two, but three products for its future lineup at MWC 2019, including 5G smartphones. The company wasn’t willing to share details on those phones, instead promoting its 5G USB data terminal, allowing any computer to download at …

Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw

CES 2019 has been ground zero for a dizzying array of connected devices—and if we’re being honest, we only saw a fraction of what the show has to offer. It’s just that big. But we did track down most of the new product releases in TechHive’s wheelhouse, and now we’re …

Black & Decker is moving into the smart home with a mesh Wi-Fi router and an innovative home healthcare assistant

Whether the Black & Decker brand conjures images of power tools or home appliances such as the Dustbuster, you probably don’t think of it in the context of the smart home. That could soon change. The company is developing two devices that can be used together or apart. Pria is …